October 4, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

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Wild child actress inspires "Loaded" pizza

Lindsay Lohan is a young, talented actress, who became famous at too young an age, and reportedly has a penchant for what some would call "good times"; but, Lindsay Lohan is also a pizza - meaty, spicy, and "friggin' loaded," as a sign advertising More...

Good Cops

The Lee County Sheriff announced the officers and civilians who made outstanding contributions to the public in August. The winners were: Deputy of the Month - Sgt. Thomas D. Tucker (Delta District) On Monday, Aug. More...

How much do you know about our most popular pet?

FELINE fantastic!

This week and next, we're going to share excerpts from two of our three new books. We're starting with fun feline facts from "MeowWow: Curiously Compelling Facts, True Tales & Trivia Even Your Own Cat Won't Know" (HCI, $15). More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Sanibel Island Writers (Studs) Conference

Sanibel Island Writers Conference men strut their studliness

W hen Tom DeMarchi, director of the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, was trying to brainstorm ways to raise scholarship money for students to attend, he thought: why not ask the male lecturers and presenters to pose for a Studs of Sanibel Islan More...

Crushing on Almond

Local writers' conference features edgy writer

Not that you asked, but Steve Almond is a damn good writer. More...

Cougars and bear cubs, oh my!

Two sentences into the conversation, however, we knew that this catch would have to be released.

Panthers are on it. Sea turtles, too. Up until 1987, even alligators had a spot. With all the Florida animals on the endangered species list, it's amazing there's any wildlife left in this state. More...

Aging agency hopes its not on chopping block

Leigh Schield is anxiously watching what happens during the next week in Florida's legislative special session. More...

Uncommon friends honored at gala

The Uncommon Friends Foundation presented their Honorary Lifetime Member Awards on Sept. 19 at the Harborside Event Center. More...

Bacteria high at Sanibel beach

Almost one year after Sanibel's Bowman's beach was closed because of high levels of Enterococcus bacteria, another advisory has been issued. Tests completed on Sept. More...

AARP: Lee Memorial one of nations best employers

A number of employers across the country, including Lee Memorial Health System are demonstrating that enlightened policies toward 50-plus employees make good business sense, based on the 2007 list of AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50. More...

Pets of the Week

To adopt a pet from Lee County Animal Services, call 432-2083 or visit our shelter located at 5600 Banner Drive, Ft. Myers, within Six-Mile Commercial Park off of Six Mile Cypress Parkway. More...

Business News

Dog resort offers wide array of amenities

Surrounded by horses, goats, cows, sheep and a variety of other farm animals while growing up, Gayle Gosnell was destined to work with animals. More...

SWF International still setting records

August passenger traffic up nearly 10 percent

Passenger traffic was up 7.6 percent in August compared to last year at Southwest Florida International Airport with over 5.8 million passengers using the facility this year. More...

Real Estate News

Major project coming to Tarpon Point

Cape developer adds commercial element

Cape Coral's Tarpon Point Marina plans to officially break ground on a $150-million condominium hotel, restaurant, office and shopping complex later this month. More...

End is near for home bargins

"The End is Near" and that is a good thing, according to Engle Homes management. The message comes in loud and clear - Engle Homes' inventory is almost depleted and prices won't get lower. More...

Luxury home market booming

Some agents may be doing their best to stay afloat in what many have called a "doom and gloom" market in Southwest Florida, but for Realtors Mike McMurray and Trevor Nette business is booming. More...